The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

Community updates: Thursday, April 8

Submitted 04-08-2021 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks hosting citywide park cleanups; Grand Rapids Public Library launches home delivery, hold locker services; Kent County opening rapid COVID-19 testing sites this weekend amid spring break travel returns; and more.

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Community updates: Friday, April 2

Submitted 04-02-2021 under NEWS

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic exceeds 100,000 shots after expanding eligibility to ages 16 and older; The Rapid begins free vaccine clinic shuttle service; Grand Rapids Public Schools delays expansion of in-person learning days for K-8 students; and more.

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Building Connection, Sharing Stories, and Measuring It

Submitted 04-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

At the intersection of neighboring, sociology, and community art, Dwelling Place tests a new way to unlock data that foster stronger communities

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Passing the Mic: At-Tawheed Islamic Center's Muneeba Khan answers, "What aspect of your tradition has been the most difficult within the last year?"

Submitted 03-30-2021 under VOICES

Muneeba Khan, Islamic practitioner, responds to Allison Egrin, Jewish practitioner.

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Community updates: Friday, March 26

Submitted 03-26-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department now assigning officers to specific neighborhoods; Grand Rapids Public Schools expanding in-person learning days for K-8 students; Spread the Music virtual festival continues this weekend to support Michigan musicians impacted by pandemic; and more.

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The Next Right Thing: Board Member John Harrington and His Commitment

Submitted 03-25-2021 under NONPROFITS

Board Member John Harrington reflects on his personal recovery journey and what sets Guiding Light's program apart.

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Avenue's Annual Arts Conference Holds Final Session This Thursday

Submitted 03-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

Break It Down | Make It Better holds "State of the Art: GR" panel discussion on March 25 to reflect the present and future of art in Grand Rapids

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Community updates: Friday, March 19

Submitted 03-19-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids’ city income tax deadline extended to June 1; Kent County Health Department releases new community health needs assessment; and Circle Theatre adds in-theatre, outdoor performances to its 2021 season.

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum welcomes spring with biannual Art in Bloom celebration

Submitted 03-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

Innovative floral designs on view during one-weekend-only event

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Community updates: Friday, March 12

Submitted 03-12-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expanding efforts to improve curbside recycling; Kent County Health Department awarded extra COVID-19 vaccines by state for vaccine equity pilot project; new “Women’s Way” downtown mural to feature local Latinx leader Maurilia Ortiz Blakely; and more.

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